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Personal Development 'Book Of The Week'


This week's Personal Development 'Book Of The Week':


Previous 'Book Of The Week' Titles: 

‘Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?' - by Dr. Julie Smith

Filled with secrets from a therapist's toolkit, Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? teaches you how to fortify and maintain your mental health, even in the most trying of times. The book tackles everyday issues and offers practical solutions in bite-sized, easy-to-digest entries which make it easy to quickly find specific information and guidance. Your mental well-being is just as important as your physical well-being. Packed with proven strategies, Dr Smith's empathetic guide offers a deeper understanding of how your mind works and gives you the insights and help you need to nurture your mental health every day.

Available in the school library!

'PROUD: Stories, Poetry & Art on the Theme of Pride' - Compiled by Juno Dawson

A stirring, bold, and moving anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ authors and new talent, giving their unique responses to the broad theme of pride. Each story has an illustration by an artist identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community. A celebration of LGBTQ+ talent, PROUD is a thought-provoking, funny, emotional read.

Available in the school library!

'Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History' - By Sam Magg

In Wonder Women, author Sam Maggs tells the stories of the brilliant women in history who broke barriers as scientists, engineers, mathematicians, adventurers, and inventors. It also includes interviews with real-life women in STEM careers, an extensive bibliography, and a guide to women-centric science and technology organisations.

Available in the school library!

'The Lion Above the Door' - by Onjali Q. Rauf

From Onjali Q. Rauf, the award-winning and best-selling author of The Boy at the Back of the Class, comes an incredible story about missing histories and the concept of a universal family, told with humour and heart. Touching on themes of historical racism, The Lion Above the Door shines a light on the stories history books have yet to contain and the power of friendships that can last through generations.

Available in the school library!

'Moving on Up' - by Sarah Brown

A collection of stories from extraordinary people on the inspirations behind their lives
Crossroads, turning point, impulse, inspiration, instinct, influence - call it what you will. Each and every one of us have made crucial decisions, and if we're lucky been helped with the right words at the right time. Over 50 of our most talented and courageous figures, from JK Rowling to David Beckham, have come together to give the stories behind their defining moments. As Sarah Brown states - 'dream big and work hard to make it a reality.' 

Available in the school library!